LDShadowlady, also known as Lizzie, is a YouTube gamer with over 4 million subscribers. Lizzie plays a variety of games including Minecraft, other multiplayer games and app games.
Lizzie was born in the United Kingdom on October 7th, 1992 as Elizabeth. She has a sister called Maddie who is only a year younger than her.
Lizzie was very close to her sister Maddie throughout their childhood and they spent a lot of time together.
Lizzie chooses not to share a lot of her personal life on the internet but she has shared some details of her childhood in her Draw My Life video. In 2011, Lizzie spent some time living in Virginia (USA) with family.
She currently lives in the North of England with her boyfriend Joel and her cat Buddy.
From 2012-2015, Lizzie attended Liverpool John Moores University to study Computer Animation & Visualization. She graduated in 2015 with an Upper Second Class degree. During this time she was still uploading to her YouTube channel regularly but she did not mention attending University. Lizzie has been dating dating fellow YouTuber SmallishBeans.
Lizzie started her YouTube channel in 2010 with the username LDShadowLady. She chose this name because it was her XBOX gamertag at the time. Lizzie is often asked how she got her username; the LD in her username stands for her initials 'Lizzie D'. She has previously mentioned that her username was insipired by her favourite YouTuber of the time 'NDTitanLady'. Lizzie was 17 at the time of starting her channel and was in her final year of College.
The first uploads on the LDShadowLady channel are clips from Call of Duty games. When Lizzie started the channel she intended to become a Call of Duty YouTuber, making commentaries over gameplay videos and montages of her best gameplay moments.
LDShadowLady posted several Call of Duty videos and reached 300 subscribers after a couple of months. A lot of Lizzie's old videos are now private or unlisted. However, some can still be viewed through playlists she created.